Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Faculty Posted On: Fri Jan 4 2019 Job Description:
The School Psychology graduate program in the Department of Psychology and Counseling at Georgian Court University is seeking an energetic and motivated faculty member to join our department for the Fall 2019 semester. This appointment is a full-time, tenure track assistant professor position with a primary assignment to the School Psychology graduate programs (M.A., CAGS, and Psy.D.) with some undergraduate teaching within the applicant's area(s) of expertise. This is an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of our new Psy.D. Program which is in the final stage of state approval.
Primary responsibilities for this position will include teaching 12 credits per fall and spring semesters in Psychology, primarily in the School Psychology graduate program, with appropriate course reductions for Psy.D. program requirements, such as dissertation mentoring once the program enrolls its first cohort. The successful candidate will teach a minimum of 4-5 courses per academic year in the School Psychology graduate programs with the remaining courses being in the undergraduate psychology program and/or the Bridge General Education Program. Scholarship, including publications and presentations at state and national conferences, along with service to the department and university are expected for tenure and promotion. The ability to establish and maintain a sustained research agenda that incorporates graduate students is essential.
The Department of Psychology and Counseling houses undergraduate programs leading to a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Psychology (jointly with Rutgers University). We also offer graduate programs in the Applied Behavior Analysis (M.A.), Clinical Mental health Counseling (M.A. and Professional Certificate), and School Psychology (M.A., CAGS, and Psy.D.). The Department of Psychology and Counseling is the largest unit in the School of Arts & Sciences to offer both undergraduate and graduate programs.
Integrate the Mercy core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
Teach 12 credits per fall and spring semesters in Psychology, primarily in the School Psychology graduate program, with appropriate course reductions for Psy.D. program requirements once the program is open and enrolled.
Regularly participate in course assessment and program assessment and be willing to make improvements in teaching/advising.
Teach at the Lakewood campus, off site locations or in evening.
Collaborate with colleagues in on-going off site and evening teaching coverage.
Teach in lecture, online, or hybrid modalities, if needed.
Be willing to teach in The Bridge General education program in department or university-wide offerings including but not limited to PS111: Introduction to Psychology and PS221: Child & Adolescent Development.
Collaborate with colleagues regarding course materials (developing or using common syllabi/course outlines).
Scholarly activities, such as publications and academic conference presentations.
Advise and mentor students.
Participate in departmental functions such as lectures, Open House, etc.
Engage in university-wide service.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in School Psychology
Note: ABDs will be considered (at the Instructor level) however applicants must defend their dissertation by December 31, 2019 for appointment beyond the 2019-2020 academic year. A written statement of evidence of progress from the dissertation advisor will be required before an offer of employment is made. Candidates with Clinical-Child Psychology and Educational psychology doctoral degrees are not eligible for this position.
Valid certification or licensure as a School Psychologist (any state).
Eligibility and willingness to pursue certification as a school psychologist in new Jersey if not already obtained at time of appointment.
Eligibility and willingness to pursue the NCSP credential if not already obtained at time of appointment.
Eligibility and willingness to pursue licensure for the independent practice of psychology in New Jersey if not already obtained at time of appointment.
Doctorate (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in School Psychology at time of appointment.
Valid certification as a School Psychologist in New Jersey at time of appointment.
Nationally certified as a School Psychologist (NSCP) at time of appointment.
Licensed for the independent practice of psychology in New Jersey at time of appointment.
Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst (BCBA or BCBA-D) at time of appointment.
1-2 years of experience in pK-12 settings or in other settings serving children and adolescents.
Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the college/university level.
Ability to teach in hybrid and/or online formats.
Internal Number: 106187
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence
Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
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